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Steve Patriarca analyses the EU structure, values and conduct from the perspective of Karl Popper's Open Society and the main strands of Liberalism, in light of the current debates surrounding the EU referendum in the UK.
The 10th of November marks a historical day for Portugal
OneEurope is keen to encourage a robust debate on the future of Britain in the EU. The article below by Young Eurosceptics makes the case against EU membership.
The latest developments in the Macedonian crisis
Freedom of expression and, thus freedom of press, is one of the main pillars of modern democracy. But that's not all. Freedom of religion and tolerance are also within its framework.
Should Freedom of Speech be completely unlimited?
The fall of the Berlin wall symbolized new bridges that could be built between people as means of spreading democracy, peace and prosperity.
On 13 of March, the MEPs have agreed on establishing a new instrument that would replace the Troika in dealing with the recovery of the eurozone.
The Biggest Annual pro-European Campaign aims to show solidarity with the Europeans of Belarus, and with Democracy in general.
An even stronger European Central Bank will be needed – but what does that mean for democracy?
The October 27th presidential elections in Georgia were, in The Economist’s words, both momentous and unexciting
We have seen a rise not only in Euro-skepticism, but also in xenophobia, racism, and support for far right political parties in Europe
Never before has the role of government been discussed more than in present times.
In the last EU Parliament elections in 2009, abstention was the highest in 30 years time; 57% of voters chose not to exercise their voting right
"I think, in the longer view of things, there is a very powerful pull in the direction of participatory government." - Paul Wolfowitz
What was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration against building a shopping center in Istanbul, has become a national revolution after the extremely violent response from the Turkish authorities.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
Press freedom remains one of the most important and reliable guarantees of human rights
Those who seek to see a more united Europe should look to the English European Tradition for hints for the future
Democracy belongs to those who exercise it. ~Bill Moyers
The Nobel Peace Prize was unanimously awarded to the EU by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Strengthening democratic accountability is a complex matter, for it may not mean expanding the offices subject to popular election. Modern federalism is a complex animal.